Perhaps a difficult challenge for the President.
Tell truth on troops' stay, says Feinstein; She implores Bush to acknowledge need will last years
And on a semi-related note: I'm watching the Army/Navy game right now (go Navy! - sorry, Josh W. - not that they need my help, it's 35-7 Navy right now). The commercials, of course, are fairly service-related, and mostly Army. But one Navy ad I caught included the language "life . . . liberty . . . and the pursuit of all who threaten it." Through the magic of Google, here's the slogan's backstory.
Apparently, asskicking is another inalienable right Jefferson implied even if he didn't explicitly spell it out.